Joaquim Chissano

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Birthday
22, 1939
Birthplace
Mozambique
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
22, 1939 (age 80)
Birthplace
Mozambique

About

The second President of Mozambique from 1986 to 2005 who helped bring the country into a successful democracy, as well as being a diplomat and elder statesman.

Before Fame

He started studying medicine at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Lisbon, but moved back to Tanzania because of political issues.

Trivia

He helped found FRELIMO, as well as helping negotiate the Lusaka Accord of 1974.

Family Life

He married Marcelina Rafael Chissano, with whom he had four children.

Associated With

He has been criticized for being friends with Robert Mugabe, a warmonger, racist and homophobe.